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adj poly·un·sat·u·rat·ed \ˌpäl-ē-ˌən-ˈsach-ə-ˌrāt-əd\

Medical Definition of POLYUNSATURATED

of an oil, fat, or fatty acid :  having in each molecule many chemical bonds in which two or three pairs of electrons are shared by two atoms—compare monounsaturated
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